CPHA Board Nominees Announced
In accordance with the Colorado Public Health Association’s bylaws, this email serves as a notice announcing the slate of 2016 CPHA Board of Director nominees.
The Elections will be conducted at the CPHA Annual Association Meeting, during the Public Health in the Rockies Conference (PHiR) on Thursday, 11:45am-12:15, 15 September, Ten Mile meeting room, Village at Breckenridge, 535 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424.
Click on the names below to read more about each candidate.
- Treasurer: Micaela Cohen Kirshy, Public Health Foundation
- Membership Director: Adam Anderson, Tri-County Health
- Communications Director: Gwendolyn West, Equitas Foundation
- Student Director: William Mundo, CU Public Health Club
- Professional Education Junior Director: Sophia Yager, Jefferson County Public Health
- At-Large Member: Kelly Conroy, Jefferson County Public Health
*Any vacancy in the office of President Elect shall be filled by a special election of the Membership for a new candidate for the remainder of the term.
Proposed CPHA Bylaws Changes
Per CPHA Bylaws, as quoted below, the CPHA Board presents members with the proposed Bylaws, revised 08/12/16 for your review and vote at the CPHA Annual Association Meeting, during the Public Health in the Rockies Conference (PHiR) on Thursday, 11:45am-12:15, 15 September, Ten Mile meeting room, Village at Breckenridge, 535 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424.
Article XII: Organization Governance
Section 2. These Bylaws may be amended by an affirmative two-thirds majority of the voting Members at any Annual Association Meeting, any general meeting of the Membership, or by mail or electronic ballot. Proposed amendments to the Bylaws must be presented to the Board of Directors at least sixty (60) days prior to the first date a vote can be taken and must be presented to the Members at least thirty (30) days prior to the first date a vote can be taken.
See the letter and an article on the issue here.
Registration Now Open For Public Health In Rockies Conference!
On behalf of the Colorado Public Health Association and the Conference Planning Committee, we would like to cordially invite you to attend the
2016 Public Health in the Rockies Conference at The Village at Breckenridge, September 14-16, 2016. Registration is now open!
The 2016 Public Health in the Rockies Conference — embracing the theme “Moving Upstream: Data, Policy, Partnership” — will convene to provide an opportunity for education, networking and skill development of the professionals in Colorado and surrounding states. The conference is designed to build a more competent public health workforce and to strengthen our public health systems. Conference organizers are the Colorado Public Health Association, the Colorado Society of Public Health Education and the Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado.
We look forward to making this another great learning opportunity for our colleagues attending the conference, but also to share this beautiful setting, Breckenridge, a destination where you can unwind and enjoy yourself before returning back to your work.
Serving Colorado for over 78 Years
Founded in 1938, the Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA) is the oldest and largest non-profit association representing Colorado’s statewide network of current and emerging public health professionals, businesses and organizations.
We are an active, dynamic and growing organization that aspires to be the Voice of Public Health in Colorado.
Public health is a Big Tent! We are not just healthcare professionals, local public health officials, researchers or academics.
Any individual, agency, nonprofit organization, company or others working to promote public health–including healthcare, wellness, nutrition, food safety, physical activity, the environment, outdoor recreation, clean water, sustainable and healthy communities–you are part of the public health community, too!